Hepatitis C

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 1.20
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jan 26, 2017
  • Expires: Jan 26, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
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Faculty

Monte Troutman Monte Troutman, DO, FACOI
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas

Needs Statement

In the United States about 3.5 million people have HCV. According to the CDC, around one half of those do not know they are infected(1). This presentation will discuss important developments and strategies in HCV therapy practice. A review of risk factors, testing, staging, complications and evaluation of treatments will be presented.

 

(1) http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p0504-hepc-mortality.html

 

Target Audience

This activity was designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, phyisician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.

Objectives

• List risk factors for HCV
• Identify testing involved
• Assess extent of disease
• Describe complications of HCV
• Evaluate treatments available

Accreditation

CNE

UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 1.20 Contact Hours.

UNTHSC
The University of North Texas Health Science Center certifies this activity for 1.00 hour of participation.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Medical knowledge

IOM Competencies

  • Employ evidence-based practice

Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Troutman has nothing to disclose. The Professional and Continuing Education staff has nothing to disclose.